'Jump Street' guns down 'Dragon' to lead weekend box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, June 15 Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:01pm EDT

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) - "22 Jump Street," starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as cops who return to college undercover, collected $60 million in ticket sales at domestic theaters over the weekend, out-gunning animated "How to Train Your Dragon 2."

"How to Train Your Dragon 2," the sequel to the 2010 blockbuster, totaled $50 million from Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian box offices, according to studio estimates.

"How to Train Your Dragon 2" was produced by Dreamworks Animation and distributed by Twenty-First Century Fox's Fox studio. Sony's Columbia Pictures released "22 Jump Street.

(Reporting by Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)